Energy & raw materials

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Head of Global After-Sales ServiceInternational manufacturer of oil industry plant equipment€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After having been operated more as a minor business add-on, the potential of after-sales service for profitable growth was to be increased by developing it into a separate and dedicated business unit

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Top experts for after-sales service were recruited from the international plant manufacturing sector

LONG-TERM RESULT

Strong growth of after-sales service with good profits

Director EngineeringGlobal group in the area construction and mining equipment> € 1 bnUS, Germany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To emphasize new area in highly advanced development processes as part of corporate succession

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Highly experienced engineering manager placed

LONG-TERM RESULT

Five years after the placement, engineering is still the company business area most important for competition

Managing Director for Hospital GroupEnergy trading company> € 1 bnUK

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Following the acquisition of a refinery, new appointment to the post of managing director in the new shareholding

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Executing an international placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

Very successful placement procedure and very good business performance over several years until the business was sold

Chairman of the Executive BoardRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

A difficult succession issue in the midst of a complex share participation scenario

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Quiet recruitment and establishment of a convincing personality in record time

LONG-TERM RESULT

Smooth completion of a delicate transition situation; ad hoc stabilization of the situation at management level

Head of ExecutionEnergy trading exchange€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Introduction of the function during strong growth phase

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Carrying out placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

The energy exchange responded positively to the growth step

Head of International TaxInternational manufacturer of building materials, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To reduce dependence on external tax advisers and thus reduce costs

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Experienced tax advisor and tax specialist with many years of company experience recruited from an international corporate group

LONG-TERM RESULT

The area of Legal & Tax evolved from being a cause of concern to being a pillar of the corporate group

Talent Management for gas utilityPower utility> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Progressive establishment of new management team as part of corporate succession and introducing new positions

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Presentation of the attractiveness of the function on the market; systematic placement in various positions across all functional areas

LONG-TERM RESULT

Very successful company performance; all candidates appointed were successful